Press release

Presidents Faure extends condolences to India

May 8, 2019

President Danny Faure has conveyed his condolences to the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, due to the destruction caused by cyclone Fani to the villages and towns in Odisha.

In his message, the President expressed heartfelt sympathies on behalf of the government and people of Seychelles towards the government and people of India. He added “I wish the people of India fortitude and strength in overcoming the consequences of this natural disaster.”

It is reported that 16 people lost their lives and 160 were injured, as cyclone Fani left a trail of devastation across Odisha, before moving towards Bangladesh.